FC Halifax Town faced a challenging encounter against Aldershot Town, who currently sit in 7th place in the National League, at the Shay Stadium today, drawing a crowd of 1928 enthusiastic fans.

Home fans were eager to witness Adan George’s home debut, while the recent addition of Jack Jenkins, signed from Leeds on Wednesday, added anticipation to the match.

The Shaymen entered the game after an away defeat to Wealdstone, while Aldershot came off the back of a draw against the same opponent.

The first half proved to be an engaging affair, with FC Halifax Town taking the initiative. Adan George had the first opportunity of the game, narrowly missing the post with his shot. Aldershot’s top scorer, Tolaj, also came close with a header just over the goal.

In the 26th minute, Max Wright broke the deadlock for FC Halifax Town with a superb right-footed strike, capitalizing on excellent build-up play from Capello, Summerfield, and Cooke. Adan George had a chance to double the lead, but his shot went just over the bar.

As the first half concluded, FC Halifax Town led 1-0, courtesy of Max Wright’s well-taken goal.

The second half saw Aldershot Town quickly level the score, with top scorer Lorent Tolaj netting a right-footed tap-in in the box, marking his 14th goal of the season.

Aldershot intensified their attacks, and Kwame Thomas made an instant impact after being brought on, securing a simple tap-in from Stokes’ cross in the 69th minute, giving Aldershot a 2-1 lead.

Both teams made strategic substitutions, with Town replacing Max Wright with Andrew Oluwabori and introducing new signing Jack Jenkins for Angelo Capello.

Jenkins showcased his skills with a solo effort in the 85th minute, skillfully navigating the Aldershot defence for a shot saved by the opposition keeper.

Despite late efforts, FC Halifax Town couldn’t overturn the scoreline. Luke Summerfield’s free-kick attempt in the 94th minute went just over, concluding the game with a 2-1 victory for Aldershot Town.

The match showcased moments of excitement and skill, leaving fans eagerly anticipating FC Halifax Town’s future performances in the National League.